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‘It is up to US to avert catastrophe of 'declared war' on North Korea’

It is unprecedented at the UN that the president of the US threatened to murder 25 million people in the small country of North Korea; now it is up to the US to prevent a catastrophe, says Korea Peace Network member Dr. Simone Chun. North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho claimed Donald Trump “declared war on Pyongyang” after making More...

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British counterterrorism laws breach human rights, lawyer tells RT (VIDEO)

Published time: 26 Sep, 2017 13:16 Indiscriminate powers for authorities to convict people under terrorism laws are in breach of human rights, a specialist lawyer has told RT. Human rights lawyer Shoaib More...

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Japan slaughters 177 whales as part of annual hunt

Japan has announced the killing of 177 whales as part of its annual hunt, once again claiming the practice is for scientific research – a move which allows it to circumnavigate a moratorium on hunting More...

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‘No one is above the law’: Russian internet watchdog threatens to block Facebook

The head of Russian state internet watchdog Roskomnadzor has told reporters that Facebook must fulfill the demand to store personal data of Russian citizens on Russian territory or face forceful blocking More...

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Labour activists compare Israel to Nazi regime, accused of anti-Semitism

Labour activists compared Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians to the Nazi persecution of the Jews during a debate on Monday, sparking fresh claims the party is wrought by anti-Semitism. During a ‘Free More...

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The Millennial Designing the Banks of the Future

When Roya Ramezani was 11, she was convinced she wanted to attend music school. She studied music theory for nearly a year before she could make the cut. It was only when she went to enroll in the program that her More...

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US Pacific Fleet commander announces retirement after Navy ship collisions

The commander of the US Pacific Fleet has announced his retirement after being passed up for a major promotion. It comes after two US Navy vessels collided with commercial ships in the Pacific over the summer, More...

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How Cashew Apple Juice Became Africa's New Power Drink

Cashews are Africa’s most beloved cash crop — well, after cocoa — but they leave a trail of heartbreak too. The continent produces 57 percent of the world’s favorite kidney-shaped snack, but 90 percent More...

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China stages 1st live fire drills at overseas base in Djibouti (VIDEO)

Published time: 26 Sep, 2017 04:00 Edited time: 26 Sep, 2017 04:59 Chinese servicemen have held their first military drills at China’s first overseas base in the Horn of Africa in Djibouti. Less More...

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Suspected Palestinian attacker opens fire in town near Jerusalem, medics say at least 4 wounded

Published time: 26 Sep, 2017 05:14 Edited time: 26 Sep, 2017 05:24 At least three people are in critical condition after a gunman opened fire at an Israeli settlement in the West Bank, 10km from Jerusalem, More...

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